A flight of locks

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Worcester and Birmingham Canal

Tardebigge Locks (30 locks)


The thirty lock flight at Tardebigge lifts the canal to the summit level.

SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 29 by John M SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 30 by John M SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 31 by John M SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 32 by John M
SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 33 by John M SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 34 by John M SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 35 by John M SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 36 by John M
SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 37 by John M SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 38 by John M SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 39 by John M SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 40 by John M
SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 41 by John M SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 42 by John M SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 43 by John M SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 44 by John M
SO9768 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 45 by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 46 by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 47 by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 48 by John M
SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 49 by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 50 by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 51 by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 52 by John M
SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 53 by John M SO9868 : Reservoir Lock Cottage by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 54 by John M SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 55 by John M
SO9868 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 56 by John M SO9868 : Lock 57, Worcester to Birmingham Canal, near Tylers Lock by Bob Embleton SO9969 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 58 by John M

Stoke Locks (6 locks)



This six lock flight between Stoke Wharf and Stoke Pound is a gentle introduction before the approaching thirty lock Tardebigge flight.

SO9567 : Stoke Bottom Lock by Stephen McKay SO9567 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 24 by John M SO9567 : Worcester &  Birmingham Canal - Lock 25 by John M
SO9567 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 26 by John M SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 27 by John M SO9667 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Lock 28 by John M

Astwood Locks {6 locks)


The six lock flight on a three quarter mile length raises the canal by 42 feet. The canal was completed in 1815.

Lock 17
SO9364 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 17 by John M SO9364 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 17 by John M SO9364 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 17 by John M SO9364 : Astwood Bottom Lock by Pierre Terre

Lock 18
SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 18 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 18 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 18 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Lock by Trevor Rickard

Lock 19
SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 19 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 19 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 19 by John M

Lock 20
SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 20 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 20 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 20 by John M

Lock 21
SO9465 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 21 by John M SO9365 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 21 by John M SO9465 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 21 by John M SO9365 : Lock No 21 near Astwood, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd

Lock 22
SO9465 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 22 by John M SO9465 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 22 by John M SO9465 : Astwood Locks - Lock No 22 by John M SO9465 : Astwood Top Lock (No 22) by Pierre Terre

Offerton or Tibberton Locks (6 locks)

The six lock Offerton flight raises the canal by 42'0" (12.8m).


SO8857 : Offerton Bottom Lock by Pierre Terre SO8857 : Metal footbridge at the tail of Lock 11 by Christine Johnstone SO8857 : Offerton Bottom Lock by Trevor Rickard SO8857 : Offerton Bottom Lock - steam launches by Chris Allen Lock 11 Offerton Bottom Lock

SO8957 : Worcester and Birmingham Canal by Pierre Terre SO8957 : Lock near Offerton by Philip Halling SO8957 : Worcester & Birmingham Canal by Chris Allen SO8957 : Lock 12, Worcester and Birmingham Canal by Pierre Terre Lock 12

SO8958 : Worcester and Birmingham Canal by Pierre Terre SO8958 : Tibberton Lock No 13 Worcester and Birmingham Canal  by Gillie Rhodes Lock 13

SO8958 : Worcester and Birmingham Canal by Pierre Terre SO8958 : Worcester and Birmingham Canal by Pierre Terre SO8958 : Lock No.14 on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal by Rod Allday SO8958 : Lock No. 14, Worcester & Birmingham Canal by Chris Allen Lock 14

SO8958 : Worcester and Birmingham Canal by Pierre Terre SO8958 : Lock at Offerton by Philip Halling SO8958 : Lock Keeper's Cottage by Pierre Terre SO8958 : Lock No. 15, Worcester & Birmingham Canal by Chris AllenLock 15

SO8958 : Offerton Top Lock near Tibberton, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO8958 : Offerton Top Lock near Tibberton, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO8958 : Lock No. 16, Worcester & Birmingham Canal by Chris Allen Lock 16 Offerton Top Lock


Droitwich Canal

Hanbury Locks(3 & 3 new locks)


Flight of three locks leading up to the junction with the Worcester and Birmingham Canal.

SO9263 : Hanbury Locks - Lock No 1 by John M SO9263 : Hanbury Lock No 1, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO9263 : Hanbury Lock No 1, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO9263 : Hanbury Locks - Lock No 1 by John M SO9263 : Lock 1, Droitwich Junction Canal by Christine Johnstone Lock 1

SO9163 : Hanbury Locks - Lock No 2 by John M SO9163 : Hanbury Lock No 2, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO9163 : Hanbury Lock No 2, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO9163 : Hanbury Locks - Lock No 2 by John M Lock 2

SO9163 : Hanbury Locks - Lock No 3 by John M SO9163 : Hanbury Lock No 3, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO9163 : Hanbury Lock No 3, Worcestershire by Roger  D Kidd SO9163 : Hanbury Locks - Lock No 3 by John M Lock 3

Three new locks including a two lock staircase drop the canal into Droitwich Spa.

SO9163 : Lock No 4 on the Droitwich Junction Canal by Roger  D Kidd SO9163 : Droitwich Junction Canal by Chris Allen Lock 4
SO9163 : Lock No 5 on the Droitwich Junction Canal by Roger  D Kidd SO9163 : Lock 5, Droitwich Junction Canal by Christine Johnstone Lock 5
SO9163 : Lock No 6 on the Droitwich Junction Canal by Roger  D Kidd SO9163 : Bottom gates, lock 6, Droitwich Junction Canal by Christine Johnstone Lock 6

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